Nonfiction

Nonfiction

The books in this collection will entertain as well as educate young readers who want to read about real-life events, historical figures and the natural world.

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How Emily Saved the Bridge

The amazing story of Emily Warren Roebling, the woman who stepped in to oversee the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, which was completed in 1883.

I Have the Right to Be a Child

A beautiful book that introduces young children to the concept of human rights as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

I Have the Right to Culture

The third book in the award-winning I Have the Right series explores a child’s right to culture, including music, art, dance and much more.

Iceberg

Follow an iceberg's seasonal life cycle as it shears, drifts, melts and moves in the Antarctic Ocean, kept company by animals, fish, birds and organisms.

Kids of Kabul

What happened to Afghanistan's children after the fall of the Taliban in 2001? Deborah Ellis, author of The Breadwinner, went to Kabul to find out.

La Malinche

In the early 1500s, Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors defeated the great Aztec Empire with the help of a beautiful woman, La Malinche.

Lake: A See to Learn Book

Lake: A See to Learn Book, the second book in the See to Learn series, is designed to inspire scientific curiosity, appreciation of beauty and connection to the natural world, through gentle questions and vibrant illustrations.

Looks Like Daylight

Author Deborah Ellis travels across the continent, interviewing more than forty Native American kids and letting them tell their own stories.

My Name Is Seepeetza

An honest look at life in an Indian residential school in the 1950s, and how one indomitable young spirit survived it — 30th anniversary edition.

My Story Starts Here

Deborah Ellis, activist and award-winning author of The Breadwinner, interviews young people involved in the criminal justice system.

Northwest Passage

A stunning pictorial representation of the search for the Northwest Passage as seen by painter Matt James, inspired by Stan Rogers’ iconic song.

Off to War

Deborah Ellis, author of the Breadwinner series, interviews the children of American and Canadian soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.